| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Comedy Takeover at Gigi's: This monthly event will feature headlining comedian Eric DaSilva at Gigi's Music Cafe. With jokes about gun control, driving in Miami and being chubby, DaSilva has performed at Comedy Central's South Beach Comedy Festival and on...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:01 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is trying to have it both ways on gun control, and he can't. He is either for sensible and lawful regulation, or he isn't. And voters should so note.
Mr. Christie was in Connecticut this week to campaign for Republican...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:05 PM
More than 20 gang members and associates of the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips are facing federal charges on allegations of drug distribution, officials said Thursday.
Hundreds of FBI and L.A. Police Department officers were part of a coordinated effort...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Shannon Guess Richardson, a Texas actress, will serve 18 years in federal prison after she sent poison-laced letters to President Obama and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as part of a bizarre plot to frame her estranged husband, federal...
| Jul 23, 2014
Remember Columbine? Remember the novelty of it all?
Mass shootings had occurred before, but April 20, 1999, felt unprecedented, both for the deaths and the depth with which we got to know Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold after the massacre.
| Jul 28, 2014
Unless you're on the streets every day interacting with young toughs the way the Rev. Robin Hood is, you can't possibly know or even truly comprehend what's going on in the lives of guys who shoot at each other and the children who are being groomed to...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:37 PM
I find myself increasingly annoyed about many so-called "common sense" measures to reduce gun violence.
The latest mention, in Saturday’s Tribune in a story by political reporter Rick Pearson, notes how Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and others are...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:45 AM
We recently witnessed another senseless mass shooting that injured one child and took the lives of four children and two adults ("Texas shooting suspect collapses in courtroom," July 12).
The shooting in the suburbs of Houston, Texas, illustrates how...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Republican lawmakers are scrambling to identify the party's future leaders after the shock primary election defeat of Eric Cantor, the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives, by a politcal rookie backed by the Tea Party movement.
It could take...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:20 PM
My first question to Nan Rich was, "How did this happen?"
How did Charlie Crist, just 18 short months after checking the "D" on his voter-registration form, become the best thing going for the party?
This is a guy who once enjoyed being known as...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Whenever I write about guns, I expect my mailbag to fill up. Today is no exception after I wrote, "Our obsession with guns is killings us."
Two questions from readers keep coming up. One has to do with whether gun sales at gun shows and over the...